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New DVD gives on-farm fitness a workout

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Responding to research that shows many farmers are unsure about how to incorporate a fitness program into their daily routine, the National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) has launched an exercise DVD that allows people to work out at home... The research was done under the Farming Fit program, funded by the national depression initiative beyondblue, to explore the effects of exercise on health and mental health among farming families... The NCFH's director, Clinical Associate Professor Sue Brumby, says that while most participants in the Farming Fit program felt noticeably better after the workouts, they found it difficult to understand, and undertake, some of the exercises...
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